Orlando, also known as ‘The City Beautiful’, has a surprisingly diverse range of world-class attractions that run from famous museums to some of the world’s most exhilarating amusement parks. Gamble and party in Central Boulevard, relax in ‘Harry P. Leu Gardens’, or ramble through ‘World of Orchids’- a working greenhouse that features an enclosed tropical rainforest. A visit to this marvellous metropolitan area is a must and to explore the best of this city, one can avail exciting Orlando tour packages from Yatra.com. Located in Florida’s Orange County, Orlando boasts of a number of theme park attractions. Acclaimed as the most popular theme park resort in the world, The Walt Disney World is the most sought-after attraction of Orlando. Situated south-west of Downtown Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, this huge theme park resort has tempted tourists from all over the world to plan a vacation in Orlando. A destination in itself, Disney World consists of four theme parks, including the Magic Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Epcot and Disney's Animal Kingdom along with two theme water parks, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach. The Magic Kingdom features thematic lands and a number of fancy rides that are highly entertaining.
Within the park, there is a Cinderella Castle that features fantasy lands for kids to explore. Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme nature park where children and adults can indulge in jungle safaris, raft rides and roller coaster rides. However, the experience of meeting Disney characters is what makes a visit to the Disney World a wholesome experience. The theme park has two shopping and entertainment districts as well, including Downtown Disney and Disney's BoardWalk. Visitors can explore a variety of thematic shopping options and fine dining in Downtown Disney. SeaWorld, Aquatica, Discovery Cove, Holy Land, Gatorland and Wet ‘N Wild are other amusement parks where tourists can enjoy an exciting Orlando holiday. Apart from the theme parks that make up for the majority of the attractions, the Downtown district of Orlando offers some spectacular natural beauty to behold. Lake Eola enjoys a scenic setting and is among the best places to visit in the Downtown district. When it comes to accommodation, Orlando doesn’t disappoint at all. Tourists would find a number of lodging options, from high-end hotels to affordable B&B rooms dotting the city. With large shopping malls and bustling shopping streets, Orlando thrives as a shopping destination as well.
The Florida Mall, Millenia Mall, Orlando Fashion Square and Festival Bay Mall are some of the happening shopping hubs that are packed with hundreds of stores selling everything from designer clothes to artefacts, household items and more.
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